The next meeting of the Major Thaddeus Beall Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR), is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Saturday May 19, 2018, at Caddo Mounds State Historic Site, 1649 State Highway 21 West, Alto, Texas. The site is located approximately six miles west of the four-way stop in Alto where Highway 69 and State Highway 21 cross in Alto and is well marked by state signs.
By tradition, the September and May chapter meetings are generally luncheon meetings held on a Saturday. Regular chapter meetings are held October through April at 2 p.m. the second Thursday of the month at First United Methodist Church in Jacksonville.
The program will be presented by the site educator/interpreter Rachel Galan of Alto. The topic will be “Snake Woman’s Garden.” The current national NSDAR theme is “Moving Forward in Service to America.” The national program theme for May is Conservation and American Indians.
NSDAR chapter members and guests are being asked to bring a sack lunch to be eaten at the site following the program. Part of the program will be indoors in the site museum and the outdoor portion will be at the garden plot being developed near the museum building.
For further information about this local NSDAR chapter, contact Major Thaddeus Beall Chapter (NSDAR) Regent Eunice E. S. Jackson of Jacksonville at 903-586-4172.